Considering the variety of charts, diagrams and other kinds of images with which early modern printed books are copiously illustrated, this volume interrogates how visual rhetoric affected verbal expression. The genres of illustration considered include military strategy and tactics, garden design, instrumentation, Bibles, scientific schema, drawing instruction, natural history, comparative anatomy and Aesop's Fables. The book develops novel methods of using printed images as evidence in the interpretation of the rich, strange and beautiful literature of early modern England.Similarly, Sawdaya#39;s 1999 essay, aForms Such as Never Were in Naturea#39;: The Renaissance Cyborg, a shows that ... represent is true a can be explored using theories of Visual rhetoric that are rooted in social semiotics and functional linguistics. ... Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature focuses on Visual genres that were prevalent and popular, and each chapter deals with dozens of examples.
|Title||:||Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013|